Computer history - 1961
Major computer events in 1961
Fairchild Semiconductor introduced the first commercially available IC's (integrated circuits) in 1961.
Other computer events in 1961
Accredited Standards Committee was founded in 1961 and later became the INCITS.
New computer products and services introduced in 1961
IBM introduced the IBM 1301 disk storage unit on June 2, 1961, capable of storing 28 million characters.
The programming language FORTRAN IV was created in 1961.
Computer companies founded in 1961
Bryant Computer Products was established in 1961.
ECMA was established in 1961.
Funai Electric Co., Ltd. was established in 1961.
Memorex was founded in 1961.
Plantronics was founded in 1961.
Computer pioneers born in 1961
Ed Colligan was born on March 4, 1961.
Michael Lazaridis was born on March 14, 1961.
Peter Diamandis was born on May 20, 1961.
Mark Tebbe was born on July 1, 1961.
Werner Koch was born on July 11, 1961.
Michael Hawley was born on November 18, 1961.
Safra Catz was born on December 1, 1961.
Brendan Eich was born in 1961.
Jack Tretton was born in 1961.
Ken Goldberg was born in 1961.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1961
Lee Forest passed away on June 30, 1961 (Age: 87).